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Science week in Coláiste Muire

Next week is Science Week. We are celebrating it with a range of activities.

On Monday all TY students will attend coding workshops in the school.

On Tuesday there will be a science treasure hunt for First Years.

Second Years will take part in a paper plane flying competition which will be held during science and PE classes throughout the week.

There will be science movies, factory visits and a science photography competition throughout the week which will involve most of the rest of the students.

Ukulele night in aid of the Hope Foundation

A great night guaranteed in support of Transition students, Grace Murphy and Shauna Duane in their fundraising efforts to go to Kolkatta (calcutta) to help and assist with the HOPE FOUNDATION

TICKETS on sale in Centra Crosshaven or call 085 850 1483

Coláiste Muire Twitter

We are delighted to announce that we now have an official school Twitter account. We will be posting information and events relevant to our school. You can follow the page @colmuirechaven

or follow the link at Colaiste Muire Twitter Page

Health Promotion week 2017

 

Health Promotion week took place in Coláiste Muire from Monday 15th to Friday 19th May. Here are some of the highlights

 

  • First year students went on a fun walk
  • Transition Year students attended a presentation themed” Your Health Your Choice” by the Maire Keating foundation. The key areas of the talk were giving up smoking, eating a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight, exercise, avoiding exposure to the sun and sunbeds, reducing alcohol consumption
  • Healthy breakfasts in the morning for staff and students
  • Beat the Blues talk for fifth year students dealing with issues relating to Good Mental Health
  • Internet Safety Talk for all First Year and Second Year students
  • Second Year Tour based on Water sports theme – all day
  • Wheelchair Basketball Tournament between students and teachers
  • Visit from students from Cope whom will be hosted by a selection of Transition  year students.
  • Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Year students attended a talk from Caroline Crotty Psychotherapist and John Lonergan former governor of Mount Joy Prison.
  • A talk was organised for Parents from on Issues relating to Parenting delivered by Caroline Crotty and John Lonergan
  • Health & Fitness  –  Fun Gym Session for junior students
  • Future is Food “ Food Fair “ hosted by Fourth Year students .All profits went to “Save Our Spire” Campaign

Coláiste Muire local history exhibition and Food Fair – Friday, May 19th 2017

The Transition Year students of Coláiste Muire  invited the wider community to a local history exhibition in the school library on Friday 19th May between 1.40 p.m and 3.00 p.m.
Visitors viewed images and other sources which outline Crosshaven’s rich heritage. Exhibits include the Cork-Passage railway, maritime history, local churches and much more.
Visitors got the opportunity to purchase home-made lemonade, summer relishes and marinades in food stalls. These products were produced in conjunction with the “Future is food” programme.
The students raised 350 euro which will go to the “Save our Steeple” campaign. This campaign aims to renovate the old Templebreedy Church.

Evening talk for parents – Thursday 18th May

As part of our Health Promotion Week 2017, Coláiste Muire, Crosshaven will host a talk for parents of our students. The talk will be held in the Assembly Hall of Coláiste Muire on Thursday, 18th May at 7.00 p.m. The guest speakers are Psychotherapist Caroline Crotty and Ex-Governor of Mount Joy John Lonergan The theme of the evening is “The Challenges and Rewards of Parenting”.  John and Caroline will focus on a number of important issues facing parents of children of all ages. The main points will include our relationship with modern technology and social media and the dangers to our children. They will also talk about the importance of good communication.

 

It promises to be a very enjoyable and informative evening.

Ag Féachaint Siar ar Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Rinne daltaí ón idirbhliain an físeán seo chun féachaint siar ar an craic agus spraoi a bhí againn go léir sa scoil i rith Seachtain na Gaeilge. Comhghairdeas do na daltaí a ghlac páirt sa físeán agus do na daltaí a d’oibrigh air.

 

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Literacy Week (Monday 27th Feb – Friday 3rd March)

In Coláiste Muire, we are constantly endeavoring to promote literacy in our school. Our Literacy Week is taking place from Monday 27th February to Friday 3rd March, to tie in with World Book Day, on Thursday 2nd March. A range of activities are organised throughout the week.
A ‘Pop-up Bookshop’ will take place in the Assembly Hall on Wednesday 1st March from 12-5pm. Members of Waterstones Bookshop will be coming to the school with a selection of books, for both students and parents. Students will be able to avail of vouchers worth €1.50 for World Book Day, which can be redeemed with Waterstones on that day. Below are some of the books available to buy, with these tokens.
Other books will be priced between €10 and €15, with special offers and other discounts also available. Parents are invited to come to the school from 4-5pm, to avail of this exciting venture.
There will be many other events and activities for students throughout the week.

Vex Robotics

Vex Robotics competition final was held in CIT on Jan 27th. Sam Barrett, Eimear Kelly, Shane Williams and Andrew Nash represented the school there. Coding, building, design and teamwork were key skills involved. They had been working on the project since September. The aim was to build a robot, which could catch and throw the foam stars, over a target height. Ms Gleeson Walsh and Mr McGlade were the teachers involved.

Group

Blackrock Castle Observatory

On February 7th, 1A, 1D and the fifth year international students went to Blackrock castle observatory, as space, earth and the moon are new topics on the science syllabus. Students got a tour of the dungeons, saved the world through an interactive comet game and got a real life view of the sun, stars and planets from inside a dome.

Teachers: Ms Lehane, Ms Gleeson-Walsh
Blackrock 1
Blackrock 2